Are you passionate about helping people make a difference?
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.
With over 2,000 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups now registered as members of SCVO, we want to simplify our membership structure, review our benefits package, increase engagement and improve the support we offer.
That’s where you come in! We’ve created a brand-new Membership and Support Review Lead role for a fixed term of 12 months, and we’re looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector in Scotland, a track record in delivering transformational change and great people skills to take it on. If you fit the bill and enjoy a challenge, find out more and apply now...
Venture Trust is an amazing personal development charity supporting people, aged 16 years and over who need urgent help to break free of the many complex challenges that stop them from realising their potential. Our strengths lie in the relationships and bonds we forge. We never judge, are passionate about our positive approach to personal development and harness the truly transformational benefit of being outdoors, amongst nature, in our wonderful country.
Working in communities, in greenspaces and journeying through some of Scotland’s most wild places, we actively focus on an individual’s strengths, equipping them with essential life-skills, building confidence and motivation. We want no one left behind and everyone to succeed and to continue to do so throughout their lives. Over the next three years we aim to help 2,000 people. We need a Head of Fundraising to be part of an exciting journey that makes our vision a reality. We believe that with our partners we can beat the challenge of inequality in Scottish society.
The leadership role of Head of Fundraising is a key one for the organisation; you will lead a team of 8 and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team will report to the CEO. You will be responsible for building our strategic partnerships, enhancing our impact and working to deliver our ambitious fundraising strategy. We are looking for someone who works collaboratively, who is curious, insightful and cares about people and relationships, to develop opportunities which support us to do our best work.
To be considered for the role, you will have experience at a senior leadership level in business development, shaping and executing strategy, and senior relationship management. You will also have experience of leading and motivating a fundraising team and building and maintaining a network of funders and key contacts. Experience of dealing with policy and government would be advantageous. Fundraising and income generation across the public and private sectors is at the core of this role, and you will be responsible for maximising opportunities to secure and maintain all funding opportunities. We are looking for someone who shares our values and believes in the potential of people.
For more information on the organisation please visit: venturetrust.org.uk
CVS Inverclyde has a mission to support communities and voluntary organisations improve the lives of Inverclyde’s people. We support local people to volunteer, bring communities together, strengthen voluntary organisations and champion the role of civil society in public planning.
After nearly ten years our current Chief Executive is moving on to a new post. We are now looking for a new leader with the vision and skills to take the organisation forward. The organisation has enjoyed a significant period of growth in capacity and reputation.
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team at Energy Saving Trust working with businesses and other organisations to support employee engagement sessions on saving energy and on preventing food waste.
Home Energy Scotland is a Scottish Government programme managed by Energy Saving Trust. We are a network of local advice centres covering all of Scotland. Our expert advisors offer free, impartial advice on energy saving, renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste prevention and more.
You will be responsible for leading the employee engagement activity, working collaboratively with the Home Energy Scotland network and key stakeholders including a team of locally based outreach advisors who deliver Energy Saving Trust employee engagement workshops for Home Energy Scotland and Love Food Hate Waste to businesses, the public sector and third sector organisations. You will motivate and support the advisors so that they deliver exceptional customer service and reach contractual targets ensuring they have the tools and resources to ensure that all activity is recorded and reported accurately.
You will be responsible for building effective partnerships with national organisations, representing Energy Saving Trust and the delivery partnership which includes Resource Efficient Scotland and Love Food Hate Waste. Your ability to manage and build effective relationships with a number of businesses through exemplary communication and influencing skills will be key to your success.
As there will be extensive travel across Scotland it is desirable if the successful applicant holds a valid UK driving licence or if not can demonstrate how they would otherwise meet the mobility requirements of the role – Energy Saving Trust encourages use of public transport whenever practical and has access to an electric vehicle.
For more information, please view job description on EST Website.
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.
We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in supporting Upstream Battle, our national behaviour change campaign.
Upstream Battle is our ambitious campaign to change behaviour and prevent marine litter at source. Focused on the entire length of the River Clyde and its tributaries, we will raise awareness, gather evidence and inspire action. Connecting communities, individuals, schools, and the private and public sectors, everyone has a part to play in keeping the Clyde clean and protecting our seas.
Our ideal candidate will have good working knowledge of developing, organising and delivering large-scale campaigns and initiatives, along with experience of managing complex projects and financial and budget management. Experience of coordinating and supporting volunteer participation and maintaining and developing press, media and PR activity is also required. An understanding of environmental issues and policy relating to litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and climate change is essential as is experience of developing website content.
Please note: this post is fixed term to 31 March 2020 with a per annum salary of £23,000 to £27,000 (depending on experience).
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Wallace, Campaigns & Social Innovations Manager on 01786 471333.
We’re looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our busy team working in the centre of Edinburgh. Recent payroll experience, working knowledge of RTI, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines are essential skills required for this role. Flexible working, defined contribution pension and other benefits available.
At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our, outdoor land, estates and community gardening group, the Peregrine Group.
You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work on the land, in community gardening and estates maintenance. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience of support work and knowledge of land based work such as gardening or conservation. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos. A full driving licence including willingness to drive a minibus is an essential requirement.
The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations, helping to make a difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others. Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh based around supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.
RELIEF WORK We are also recruiting relief staff for our day service to work across our
groups as required covering staff absences. Hourly rate is £9.00 per hour.
The Business Development Manager will play a key role in improving the sustainability and financial stability of the Green Team through broadening income streams, developing partnerships, raising organisational profile and demonstrating lasting impact.
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a proven track record who can build on the strong brand, aspirations and values of the Green Team to create new opportunities for developing the long-term sustainability of the organisation. You will identify, generate and grow charitable income to maintain service delivery and development in line with our strategic objectives.
As a member of a small staff team you will take an active role in all aspects of the organisation to ensure quality services are delivered. The postholder will need to develop a thorough understanding of the ethos and aims of the Green Team, our programmes, services and strategic developments.
Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.
We are seeking an Education Support Officer to work within our Eco-Schools Scotland programme and Wrigley Litter Less Campaign. Supporting Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Vision 2030 and the Climate Change Plan, Eco-Schools Scotland is part of an international programme that connects 19.5 million people across 67 countries. It is designed to encourage whole-school community action on Learning for Sustainability encouraging young people to engage in their environment. The programme starts in the classroom and expands to the whole school, eventually fostering change in the community at large.
Litter Less is a Foundation for Environmental Education campaign that we have operated in Scotland for the past six years. The Litter Less Campaign is aimed at reducing litter and encouraging long term behaviour change amongst young people around the world. The campaign is funded by the Wrigley Company Foundation.
The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting large-scale youth focused projects and have worked with assessment quality control systems and processes. In addition, you will have the ability to maintain, interpret and disseminate data and statistical information. You will also have experience of planning, developing and implementing training and working with national or international education frameworks. Ideally, you will also have an understanding of environmental education and community development.
The Trust wishes to appoint a part-time volunteer coordinator/project development worker on a fixed term contract for eight months (with the potential for extension).
The purpose of role is tofurther develop and implement our volunteer recruitment, support and activity plans based primarily around our In-Bloom growing project.